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  1. Latest News : Leader's aide highlights Muslims' role in scientific advancementRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Secretary General of World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati has praised the role Muslim scientists have played in the development of science, and rapped the West over attempts to downplay Muslims' contributions to science. Velayati made the remark addressing Muslim Doctors Conference inaugurated on Thursday in northeastern Iranian holy city of Mashhad, with over 400 Muslim physicians and academics from all around the world in attendance, according to Tasnim news agency.

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  2. Iran hosts over 5 million tourists in past 5 months: officialRead the original story

    Saturday | Tehran Times

    Over five million foreign tourists have visited Iran since the beginning of Iranian calendar year Director of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Massud Soltanifar has said. "Around five million and 100 thousand tourists traveled to the Islamic Republic over the past five months," Soltanifar said in an interview with the Persian service of the Mehr News Agency last week.

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  3. Leader's aide highlights Muslims' role in scientific advancementRead the original story

    Saturday | Tehran Times

    Secretary General of World Assembly of Islamic Awakening Ali Akbar Velayati has praised the role Muslim scientists have played in the development of science, and rapped the West over attempts to downplay Muslims' contributions to science. Velayati made the remark addressing Muslim Doctors Conference inaugurated on Thursday in northeastern Iranian holy city of Mashhad, with over 400 Muslim physicians and academics from all around the world in attendance, according to Tasnim news agency.

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  4. Can Turkey compete with France for Iranian market?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Trend

    The visit of the French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to Iran is indicative of the special attention attached by Paris to the development of relations with Tehran. During his visit to Iran, Fabius had meetings with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

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  5. Toronto International Film Festival: Australian directors land world premieresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Age

    Two high-profile films with Australian directors - Jocelyn Moorhouse's The Dressmaker and Wayne Blair's Septembers of Shiraz - will have world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival. The leading North American festival has announced gala screenings for Moorhouse's sumptuous-looking Australian drama, with Kate Winslet as a glamorous woman who uses her sewing machine to transform the women of her home town in rural Australia, and Blair's American thriller about a Persian-Jewish family trying to escape during the Iranian revolution that stars Adrien Brody and Salma Hayek.

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  6. Latest News : - MKO assassinated Sayyad-Shirazi for defeat in Mersad operation'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Tehran Times

    The assassination of Ali Sayyad-Shirazi was a retaliation for the defeat the terrorist Mujahedin group had suffered during the Iran-Iraq war, Army Commander Major General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said. Pourdastan made the remarks on Monday on the anniversary of Operation Mersad, Fars news agency reported.

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  7. TIFF Galas AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    Backstage I'm trying not to panic as I've lost my lodging in Toronto and so many places are already full. But as I try not to panic and calmly search for other places to crash, TIFF has announced their gala and special presentation programs.

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  8. Mossad: 3 Iranian Jews missing since 1990s killed en route to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Times of Israel

    Pictures and details said to be those of missing Iranian Jews, published four months ago on the website ketab.com Two decades of mystery shrouding the fate of three Iranian Jews who disappeared in 1997 have come to a close, after the Mossad confirmed that they were killed by Iranian authorities while attempting to emigrate to Israel. Nourollah Rabi-Zade, from Shiraz, and brothers Syrous and Ibrahim Ghahremani, from Kermanshah, were instructed by Israeli agents to approach the Iran-Pakistan border to meet a smuggler who would sneak them out of the country.

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  9. Pack your suitcase because the UK government has declared Iran safe for vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Al Bawaba

    A group of Iranian women stand beside the palace of King Darius of Achaemenid Persepolis, near Shiraz in southern Iran. Until today, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advised against "all but essential travel" to most parts of the country of 77.5 million people and designated other areas dangerous in any circumstances.

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  10. Despite government, Iran's people can be a positive forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Iranians feel good about Americans, at least the great majority of them do. I have long known this from my research, but it was brought vividly home to me during a short visit I made to that country with my colleague, Professor Li Wei, earlier this month.

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  11. Valerie Jarrett and Her Sock PuppetRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    The Obama administration is a hodgepodge of communists, muslims, and cronys whose sole job as they see it is to take America down. It is their belief that this country is too big, too well off, and thinks itself exceptional.

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  12. Hardline Iranian Clerics Stop Screening of Film on Shia Religious FigureRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Payvand News of Iran

    A highly anticipated award-winning film about the revered 7th century Shia religious figure, Imam Hossein, has been pulled from cinemas across Iran on the first day of its screening following criticism by conservative religious leaders. "Out of respect for great religious leaders and distinguished religious scholars, the screening of Rastakhiz will be postponed until the approval of honorable religious leaders is obtained," the Cinema Organization announced in a statement.

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  13. Fuel oil sold on Iran 's energy bourse for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Trend

    By Fatih Karimov Trend: Fuel oil was sold on Iran 's energy bourse for first time on July 22, said Ali Hosseini, managing director of Iran 's energy bourse. In the first offering, 16,456 metric tons of 380 centistokes fuel oil were sold, Iran 's Fars news agency quoted Hosseini as saying July 22. Accordingly, 3872 metric tons of fuel oil with the delivery place at the Tabriz Oil Refining Company, 5808 metric tons of fuel oil with the delivery place at the Isfahan Oil Refining Company, 5808 metric tons of fuel oil with the delivery place at the Arak Oil Refining Company, and 968 metric tons of fuel oil with the delivery place at the Shiraz Oil Refining Company were offered to buyers.

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  14. Iran executions: 'Unprecedented spike' in the number of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Independent

    Its politicians have established a rapport with their American counterparts in the recent nuclear negotiations, but this is still a country that seems to see the hangman as a panacea Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Islamic Republic of Iran, like its nuclear ally America, is fighting and failing in its own "war on drugs".

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  15. We Cannot Defeat ISIS Until We Stop Iran and Saudi From Pouring Fuel on the Sectarian FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Switched

    Sunni vs. Shia sectarian tension and violence is raging, and ISIS -- a Sunni terrorist group -- is taking advantage of it. We cannot defeat ISIS unless parties on both sides -- particularly Iran and Saudi Arabia -- stop fueling sectarianism.

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  16. In for a surprise: Iranian twins win 5th and 6th place in KonkoorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Tehran Times

    The result of the Iranian university entrance exams , which came out on Monday, threw everyone for a loop. Among many bright, sharp-minded and high ranked high school graduates whose names engraved among the top 10 students, two brothers, Ehsan Taheri Fard and Erfan Taheri Fard from the city of Shiraz, grabbed the media attention.

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  17. Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie MingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | BlogTO

    This animated film is a coming-of-age story where Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet of mixed descent, is invited to perform at a Poetry Festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she'd rather be in Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself.

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  18. Floating On ShirazRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Outlook

    On the eve of a sanction-free life, a bruised but proud Iran wears its elegant look and is poised for prosperity For an outsider, mind-eye coordination is a difficult art to master in Iran. Matching what one knows, through what one has heard or read, with what the eye sees on the streets, in homes, markets and campuses takes a while.

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  19. Iran: Two Christians Recalled to JailRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WorthyNews

    According to Barnabas Aid, Bijan Farokhpour Haghighi and Eskandar Rezaie have been recalled from bail to serve prison sentences of three years and one year, respectively. Originally sentenced in July 2013, they had appealed their verdicts until their sentences were upheld last March.

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  20. Premiere of religious film postponedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | Tehran Times

    The Iranian premiere of "Hussein, Who Said No" has been postponed after protests from ulemas and certain people who slammed the movie, which is about the uprising of Imam Hussein against the Umayyad dynasty in 680 CE, over its depiction of some Shia saints. According to the Shia faith, depiction of Prophet Muhammad and his household in any artistic production is prohibited.

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